Candidate Personality Traits

The building block of successful career development is comprised of four components: skills, values, interests and personality traits. Personality traits are distinguishing qualities or characteristics that are the embodiment of an individual habitual patterns of behavior, temperament and emotion.

Many hiring managers believe that less tangible skills associated with a candidate's personality, such as a positive attitude, matter just as much as hard skills. In fact, some employers said they value personality traits more than hard skills when evaluating candidates for a job.

You may have many positive personality traits, which can be effective in the professional workplace. Do some of the following apply to you? Are there others? Let us know!

The more you understand you personality traits, the more you can use them to find the right employers and ideal employment opportunities. You use these words when you seek positions, network with professionals, and interview for positions.


If you're using the Greek Ladders Career Network to get connected to great career opportunities, click here and identify your most impressive personality traits.

Which personality traits do you possess?

Select all that apply to you.


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